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Poster: John Lithium Date: May 26, 2014 4:50pm
Forum: netlabels Subject: (ARGREC23) "An Analysis Of The Past: The Genesis Of Experimental Processes" (Free Download)

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While our gaze may be firmly set towards the future, it is important at times to indulge in retrospection. After all, without a firm grasp of where we came from and who we once were, we have little to no hope of firmly establishing who we will be and where we will go.

To assist in this endeavor, Argali Records Netlabel presents "An Analysis Of The Past: The Genesis Of Experimental Processes". For this compilation, we asked experimental musicians to submit to us a track among their earliest recorded experimental output that they were comfortable sharing. In this transaction, this compilation is meant to stimulate retrospection not only among the listeners of the compilation, but the participants themselves. Old chestnuts and diamonds in the rough were recovered from the dusty corners of hard drives and shelves to be allowed their chance to shine.

Twenty-five bands answered the call, resulting in a massive four-hour collection. Genres include industrial (in a very wide assortment of styles), glitched-out acoustic, ambient, rock-flavored cut-up collages, electronica, atmospheric power electronics, long-form synth improvisations, noise, guitar soundscapes, and (as always it seems with Argali compilations) many permutations, subversion, and mutations of the above-stated genres.

Featuring tracks by shades of grey on a pink field (Brownian e/motion), Problem Anderer Leute, Beinaheleidenschaftsgegenstand, mhz, Mystified, Rest In Satin Silence, Herr Schmitd Hat Krach, Marvin Ferguson/Luxurious Dagger, Otto V Rhino, Ayn Morgan, Bedawang, Josef Nadek, M.NOMIZED, Dave Fuglewicz, Anastasia Vronski, Earth Concrete, mascara, LaMunyecaAutómata, Dan Miñoza, Miracle Nails, OS125, TOTALITNÝ REŽIM, Jukka-Pekka Kervinen, halluciphile, and Travis Johnson. Also featuring graphic design by John Lithium.

Music from the past to illuminate the future.